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Canoeing

Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club
Canal Centre
Mytchett Place Road
Mytchett
Surrey
GU16 6DD

http://www.b3c.org.uk/home/


Wey Adventure Group
Contact:Bill Dewick
Telephone:01483 715710

Canoeing and Sub Aqua Diving take place at the Pool in the Park on Wednesday evenings from 8.30 pm - 10.00 pm. The canoeing is for anyone aged from 12 years onwards and costs 4.00 per session inclusive of coaching and all equipment. Diving from age 14 years costs 4.00 for a try-dive and then 4.00 per session, membership of the British Sub Aqua Club is obligatory after the initial try-dive.



British Canoe Union

Set up in 1936 to send a team to the Berlin Olympics, the British Canoe Union (BCU) is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK. Since then the organisation has grown considerably, and the range of canoeing opportunity has increased tremendously.

The BCU is the umbrella organisation for Canoe England, Canoe Wales, Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and the Scottish Canoeing Association.

You can contact the British Canoe Union at:

British Canoe Union HQ (also the offices of Canoe England)
18 Market Place
Bingham
Nottingham
NG13 8AP

Tel: 0845 370 9500 or 0300 0119 500
Fax: 0845 370 9501

info@bcu.org.uk

This is also the British Canoe Union's registered office address. It is registered in England and Wales with company number 152 54 84 VAT number 347 364 441.

Canoe England
18 Market Place, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8AP
Tel: 0845 370 9500 Fax: 0845 370 9501 e-mail
Office Hours 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday.

Scottish Canoe Association
Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh EH12 9DQ
Tel: 0131 317 7314 Fax: 0131 317 7319
e-mail http://www.canoescotland.org or general.office@canoescotland.org

Canoe Wales
Canolfan Tryweryn, Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd LL23 7NU
Tel: 01678 521199 Fax: 01678 521158 e-mail www.canoewales.com

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland
Unit 2 Rivers Edge 13-15 Ravenhill Road Belfast BT6 8DN
Tel: 02890738884 office@cani.org.uk www.cani.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30 – 4.30

 

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UK Canoeing - Google News
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Heath and Schofield aiming to make waves in Rio - Eurosport.co.uk

Heath and Schofield aiming to make waves in Rio
Eurosport.co.uk
First introduced to kayaking as part of an organised 'holiday fun' activity at Wey Kayak Club aged ten, Guildford-born Heath was actually close to drifting away from the sport ? before a bit of encouragement set him back on track. "After graduating ...

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Rio 2016: Liam Heath & Jon Schofield lead GB sprint canoeing team - BBC Sport

BBC Sport

Rio 2016: Liam Heath & Jon Schofield lead GB sprint canoeing team
BBC Sport
Great Britain have named six canoe sprinters for the Rio Olympics, five of whom have previous Olympic experience. London 2012 Olympic bronze medallists Liam Heath and Jon Schofield, both 31, return in the men's K2 200m, with Heath also competing in ...
Team GB announce sprint canoe squad heading to Rio 2016Eurosport.co.uk

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UK monsoon weather: Lad uses canoe to get to pub in Birmingham - Daily Star

Daily Star

UK monsoon weather: Lad uses canoe to get to pub in Birmingham
Daily Star
The ingenious moment a bloke gasping for a pint crossed a flooded road to the pub using a canoe has been caught on camera. Karl Styles, 36, was so desperate for a beer after work on Wednesday he borrowed a mate's canoe to get to the boozer. The gas ...


Canoeing | Ian Marsden gets place at Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games confirme...

Canoeing | Ian Marsden gets place at Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games confirmed
Staff Newsletter
IAN Marsden will represent Great Britain at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games this summer after having his place on the para-canoe team confirmed today. The British Paralympic Association announced the six athletes selected to represent ...

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Six named in ParalympicsGB team for first ever para-canoe event at Rio 2016 -...

Six named in ParalympicsGB team for first ever para-canoe event at Rio 2016
Sports Mole
Dickens, Marsden and Oliver will be making their Paralympic debuts for the British programme, which was created in 2011. Para-canoe programme manager Steve Harris said: "It has been a hugely exciting journey over the last five years to get to this ...

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Stunned drivers overtaken by man paddling CANOE to pub as they struggle over ...

Mirror.co.uk

Stunned drivers overtaken by man paddling CANOE to pub as they struggle over flooded roundabout
Mirror.co.uk
Drivers battling a roundabout during severe flash flooding were stunned when they were overtaken by a man paddling a canoe - to the PUB. What is usually one of the busiest routes through Great Barr, Birmingham, was left almost impassable by torrential ...

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Heath promises more following World Cup bronze - Eurosport.co.uk

BBC Sport

Heath promises more following World Cup bronze
Eurosport.co.uk
Heath has enjoyed a phenomenal few weeks on the water, winning the British Olympic trials ahead of London 2012 champion Ed McKeever to place him in great contention for a seat on the plane to Rio. But while this weekend's World Cup action has seen ...
Rio Olympics: GB's Liam Heath contemplates K1 and K2 doubleBBC Sport

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Injured canoeist Viktoria Schwarz misses Euros after sleepwalking off balcony...

BBC News

Injured canoeist Viktoria Schwarz misses Euros after sleepwalking off balcony
BBC News
The 30-year-old Austrian fell 28 feet and fractured her left shoulder, nose and a heel bone. But the 2011 double kayak world champion told Austrian sports magazine sportnet.at: "I had a hundred guardian angels." She had already failed to qualify for ...
Former kayak world champion Viktoria Schwarz sleepwalks off balcony, suffers multiple fracturesSports Mole

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GB kayaker Jon Schofield wins Games selection - Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire Telegraph

GB kayaker Jon Schofield wins Games selection
Lancashire Telegraph
WITH his family having already previously booked their flights to Rio, Tuesday's Team GB canoe sprint announcement could have made for awkward viewing for Jon Schofield. Thankfully any worries were unfounded as ... Over 60 per cent of gold medallists ...


Team GB to be based in Olympics 'dreamland' before Rio Games - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.uk

Team GB to be based in Olympics 'dreamland' before Rio Games
ESPN.co.uk
Between them, the sporting centres will host teams competing in 14 sports, including swimming, modern pentathlon, fencing, track and field, canoeing, shooting and rugby Sevens. A 1.6m grant from UK Sport has funded international federation-standard ...

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